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po·di·a·try

 (pə-dī′ə-trē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the human foot. Also called chiropody.

[Greek pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots + -iatry.]

po′di·at′ric (pō′dē-ăt′rĭk) adj.
po·di′a·trist n.

podiatry

(pɒˈdaiətrɪ)
n
(Medicine) another word for chiropody
[C20: from Greek pous foot]
podiatric adj
poˈdiatrist n

po•di•a•try

(pəˈdaɪ ə tri, poʊ-)

n.
the care of the human foot, esp. the diagnosis and treatment of foot disorders.
[1910–15; pod- + -iatry]

podiatry

a medical specialty concerned with the care and treatment of the foot. Also called podology. — podiatrist, n. — podiatric, adj.
See also: Feet and Legs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.podiatry - the branch of medicine concerned with the feetpodiatry - the branch of medicine concerned with the feet
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Translations

podiatry

[pɒˈdiːətrɪ] N (US) → pedicura f

podiatry

[pəˈdaɪətri] n (US)pédicurie f

podiatry

n (esp US) → Lehre fvon den Fußkrankheiten; (= treatment)Fußpflege f

podiatry

[pɒˈdiːətrɪ] n (Am) → mestiere m di callista

po·di·a·try

n. podiatría, diagnóstico y tratamiento de afecciones de los pies.

podiatry

n podología
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Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (DPMs) are qualified by their education, training, and experience to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ankle, and structures of the leg.
The groups previously funded about 12 students annually, but this year were able to fund more, said Janet Simon, DPM, the Podiatric Health Section's Governing Councilor and chair of the medical association's Public Health Preventative Podiatric Medicine Committee.
In over 27 years of podiatric medicine, the saying 'your health is your greatest wealth' has proven itself true to me by patients who no longer have it," said Dr.
Its membership, which exceeds 10,000, includes physicians, surgeons, dental professionals, travel medicine and podiatric medicine specialists.
Being recruited by many schools for his sports, Carlo chose to earn his bachelor's degree from College of the Holy Cross, his master's degree from Clark University and his doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University.
Amol Saxena, DPM, recently received tui'e Alumnus of the Year and Honor Medal from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, had a hook published, and qualified for the World Duathion.
He currently serves as the director of the Department of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at Nyack Hospital in Nyack, N.
He received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 2008 from the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, Calif.
Applicants must have an employment commitment for a full-time or part-time faculty position for a minimum of two years, beginning on or before July 31, 2010, from either a program in allied health, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, podiatric medicine, public health, or veterinary medicine.
He holds doctoral degrees in Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatric Medicine and Law.
A study was done at Temple University's School of Podiatric Medicine where it identified how Iyengar yoga can improve one's balance which plays an important role in avoiding falls and hip injuries particularly in women as they mature.
Under her leadership Barry inaugurated a division of biological and biomedical sciences and a School of Podiatric Medicine.